Fulbright English Teaching Award

March 8, 2013

Congratulations to Katy Rennenkampf, an English major who was recently awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia for the 2013-14 academic year.

In addition to teaching English, Katy (who is triple-majoring in English, Mathematics, and Economics) will be begin a project studying Indonesia’s recent steps in reforming its mathematics curricula, which involve adoption of “Realistic Mathematics Education” approaches. She also hopes to contribute to efforts in Indonesia to revitalize field hockey as a youth sport. Upon her return from Indonesia Katy plans to take an assignment as a Teach for America Corps member, and hopes to become a Math educator at the secondary level. A member of the Honors College, Katy has distinguished herself as a Honors Ambassador and as a Maryland Images Tour guide, and gained teaching experience as a para-educator in the Howard County Comprehensive Summer School program.